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Wolf: Storchenbotschaft (The Storks' Message)

Storks visit a humble home with joyous and disturbing news in this song by Hugo Wolf.

For the German text of the poem by Eduard Mörike, along with an English translation, … 12 more words

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Secret Garden - Heartstrings in #eurowednesday

We have featured Secret Garden before in this blog here, here and here. This is from their album “Songs from a Secret Garden”:

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What are economists good for?

To judge by Christopher Snyder’s attempt to defend contemporary economists, the answer is clear: nothing!

Yes, Snyder is right, economists have expanded their domain, to analyze such issues as art auctions and corruption. 551 more words

Classical-Music.com Free Download: Giovanni Sollima plays the 'Allegro' from Costanzi's Sinfonia in D major

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This week's free download is the Allegro from 18th-century composer Costanzi's Sinfonia in D major for cello, performed by Giovanni Sollima and the Arianna Arts Ensemble. 169 more words

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Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise Design for Living*

Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder’s Designed for Hi-Fi Living: The Vinyl LP in Midcentury America (MIT Press) is a handsomely illustrated volume devoted not to the incontestable classics of the LP era but to the more utilitarian margins of the catalogue — background music, instructional records, travel albums, and the like. 139 more words

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Classical Guitar

The classical guitar or Spanish guitar is the concert guitar used within classical music and is a wooden guitar using nylon strings.  It is usually played using a fingerstyle approach plucking note with finger nails and sometimes finger tips to play the remarkable repertoire that has come to be associated with this genre.   88 more words

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